The largest airport in Indiana, Indianapolis International Airport feels much smaller than it actually is. The single terminal has two main concourses that are easy to navigate, with digital visitor information kiosks located near each main escalator. The airport is efficient, and the staff offer typical friendly Midwestern hospitality.
Located just seven miles (11km) from central Indianapolis, the airport is connected with major highways that allow an easy 15-minute drive into the downtown area. Taxis and buses are readily available.
Flights to Indianapolis International Airport are available on a number if airlines to cities across North America, including busy routes to Atlanta, Chicago, Denver and Charlotte.
The airport is located seven miles (11km) from downtown Indianapolis.
Getting to the city
The Ground Transportation Center, located on the lower level of the parking garage, offers connections to shuttles, hotel courtesy vehicles, limousines and the IndyGo bus service. IndyGo Route 8 departs the airport to downtown Indianapolis every 30 minutes from 6am to 7pm, and every 70 minutes from 7pm to midnight. Single fares are $1.75, and exact change is required. Many area hotels also offer free shuttle transfers.
GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).
Tel: +1 317 487 9594.
Rental car counters are located at the Ground Transportation Center. Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty offer services.
For taxi services walk across the Pedestrian Bridge from the terminal and go to the Ground Transportation Center on the first floor of the parking garage. All taxis are metered, although there is a $15 minimum charge for all airport fares. Tipping is expected.
Facilities at the airport include a food court, concourse restaurants, shops and a guest services centre (offering a lost and found, visitor information and business services). There are also ATMs and currency exchange services, a games room, a barber shop, shoe shine services, a meditation room, public telephones, and a USO Lounge.
Parking is available in a multi-level garage, as well as additional long-term and economy lots connected to the terminal by a free shuttle service. Long-term parking rates at Indianapolis International Airport are $9 per day in the economy lot and $18 per day or $2 per half hour in the parking garage.
Flights to Indianapolis International Airport are available via Air Canada, AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, Chautauqua Airlines and American Eagle.
Indianapolis International Airport offers free wifi.
Business services including copies, fax and notarisation are available, as well as interpreters. There are boardrooms available for hire near the Guest Services desk.
Indianapolis Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.